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A portrait of our community: Local artist creates new map for tourists

...highlighted on Race's map include Aunt Claudia's Doll Museum, above Hearthside Books, and Dee Longenbaugh's Observatory Books and Maps, on Third Street.Because no one paid for inclusion or placement, Race was able to design the map the...
Book review: 'Two Old Women'

...explained by white people of little knowledge or anthropologists, also outsiders. Most refreshing to have explanations from the people themselves. We can only hope the idea spreads.? Dee Longenbaugh is the owner of Observatory Books.
Valuable lessons learned in Neighbors, but here are some more dedicated souls.Dee Longenbaugh can be found most days (and most of the time) in Observatory Books, surrounded by books and maps. When she decided she wanted to have a store stocked with Alaska books, she went...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...The Founding of Juneau," "Old Gold: Historical Vignettes of Juneau."Dee Longenbaugh is the owner of Observatory Books in Juneau, an historian and the author of numerous articles on the history of Alaska. DEB VANASSEOn my shelves...
Juneau bookstores offer more than books

...Metz said. He added, "It's about the cool stuff."Around the corner and up the hill from Rainy Retreat is Observatory Books. Inside the quaint, light blue house is a collection of old and uncommon books densely packed into waist-level...
If you're shopping for me for the holidays (or someone like me) PART II

...looking for one day, but he suggested The Glass Castle as something to meet my needs and I couldn't put it down. Observatory Books is Dee Longenbaugh, whom I've written about before. Just as interesting as poring over the rooms packed floor...
Exploring Alaska through books and maps

...apprenticeship or something, but sometimes I think it's just better to just do it."And so Longenbaugh opened Observatory Books in Sitka with 343 out-of-print books on Alaska as the backbone."I thought, 'That's a lot!' If I had...
Local bookstore owners plan for new chapters

...Lawrence and Laura Powers, who'd opened the bookstore in 1997 in the space now occupied by Dee Longenbaugh, of Observatory Books. The shop moved to Seward Street in the Valentine building a couple years later.Toni said they found out about...
Time to push back for a functional democracy in Alaska

...put the oil tax question on the ballot, please do so. Time is running out. Here is where you can go to sign: Observatory Books, the Robotics Gallery, IBEW Hall or Allied Van Lines (near the Alaskan Brewery). Or you can look for people...
Juneau World Affairs Council to present World Quest fundraiser categories. Prizes go to the winning team and runner up. Tickets are $60, $25 for students, at Observatory Books, 299 North Franklin St., from board members or at the door. Proceeds from this fundraiser allow JWAC to present...


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